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15k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Norah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Honor
  • #1938 All Time
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128k Nora (English)

How popular is the name "Norah" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880990
188113130
188213130
188320200
188412120
188515150
188612120
1887990
188815150
1889770
189011110
189116160
189211110
189316160
189413130
189518180
189618180
189722220
189811110
189910100
190018180
190111110
190216160
190311110
1904770
190510100
190612120
1907990
190811110
1909990
191012120
1911990
191210100
191318180
191421210
191522220
191614140
191725250
191822220
191931247
192023230
192119145
192221210
192327189
192433276
192531238
192616115
192723230
192820200
192918180
193013130
193117170
193221138
1933241410
193421156
193512120
1936770
193711110
193815150
193917125
194021165
194116115
194223230
194324195
194415150
194526260
194626215
194724240
194829227
194934295
195027225
195135350
195223176
195332320
195419190
195532266
195614140
195720200
195837370
195916160
196025250
196128280
196224240
196325250
196421210
196519190
196619190
196721210
196817170
196914140
197016160
197118180
197222220
197325250
197423230
197529290
197630300
197720200
197824240
197930300
198031310
198135350
198227270
198330300
198437370
198528280
198629290
198727270
198838380
198942420
199038380
199138380
199238380
199335350
199430300
199528280
199635350
199724240
199842420
199944440
200056560
200164640
200296960
20033033030
20044824766
20055575570
20065915910
20076876870
20086656650
20099599590
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20111,2161,2160
20121,5001,5000
20131,7201,7200
20141,9941,9940

Want to know about the populiarty of Norah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,556 babies born with the name Norah in the United States. That's more than enough Norahs to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Norah" was in 2014 with a total of 1,994 babies. (That's a lot of baby Norahs)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Norah" ranks #113 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 1,994 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Norah" mean?

Norah (English): Honor

The name "Norah" is of English origin and it means "Honor". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

N is for nice, need I say more?

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for able, for you surely are.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Your name in reverse order is "Haron". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ohrna". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Norah popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Norah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Norah

Norah Jones

Norah Jones is a singer-songwriter, musician, and actress specializing in jazz, blue-eyed soul, blues, and folk music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Norah was born in 1979 as Geetali Norah Jones Shankar in Brooklyn, New York City.

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Past life for Norah born May 7, 1969

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Name poster for Norah

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